These mint brownie cookies inspired by Crumbl are a fresh take on your favorite brownie cookies! With a thick chocolate cookie base a minty cream cheese frosting center, and a chocolate ganache topping you won’t be able to stop yourself from enjoying these!
I know that you will also love these super popular air fryer brownies, Better Than CRUMBL Cosmic Brownie Cookies Copycat Recipe, The best fudgy red wine brownies, and even Candy Cane Peppermint Shortbread Cutout Cookies with chocolate drizzle!
I don’t usually like peppermint but mint is right up my alley so this Crumbl recipe finally hit the spot for me.
It uses a mint extract instead of peppermint extract to give it a more fresh and light kick of flavor. The combination of mint and chocolate also go insanely well together.
This is the best mint brownie cookie ever!
Trust me when I saw this cookie might even be a favorite for non-minty-dessert people. I mean, I am one of those people and this cookie was truly a huge hit.
I think the difference here is that this recipe isn’t made with peppermint but with regular mint extract. Which gives it more of a freshness rather than spice. If you have never tried that before you should!
Why you need to make this recipe!
- It’s a super easy recipe.
- These brownie cookies taste just like mint brownies but in cookie form of course.
- This recipe will allow you to save a ton of money.
- You will be able to recreate your favorite Crumbl cookies at home anytime you crave them no need to wait for
Ingredients for this Crumbl mint brownie recipe
Here are the ingredients you will need to make this cookie recipe. Make sure to scroll down to the recipe card for the full detailed ingredient measurements.
- Butter– You can use salted or unsalted butter for this as long as it’s at room temperature.
- Brown and granulated sugar– This will give this cookie the perfect texture.
- Egg– Use an egg at room temperature to allow it to really emulsify.
- Vanilla– The vanilla extract will give this brownie cookie a little extra depth of flavor.
- Flour– AP flour works great for this recipe.
- Dutch cocoa– The ductch cocoa powder will really make these cookies taste like a brownie.
- Baking soda– This is the leavening agent that will give an extra height to our cookies
- Salt– Always add a little salt to your baked goods to really bring out and balance the sweetness.
- Semi sweet chocolate chips– USe high quality chocolate to make sure your cookies taste amazing!
- Cream cheese– This is to make our mint frosting.
- Mint extract – I like the more fresh mint flavor but feel free to use peppermint extract if that’s what you prefer.
- Green gel food coloring– I like to use green gel food coloring to make that color really pop out!
- Powdered sugar– This will sweeten our frosting.
- Heavy cream– is here to make our homemade chocolate ganache for our cookies.
How to make the best mint brownie cookies ever?
This is how you can make these mint cookies. Make sure to scroll down to the recipe card for the full detailed instructions!
- cream the butter and sugars together.
- Add in the egg and the vanilla and mix again.
- Fold in the dry ingredients then the chocolate chips.
- Scoop the cookie dough onto a baking sheet, gently flatten, and bake in the preheated oven.
Make the chocolate ganache
- Melt the chocolate chips and the heavy cream together in the microwave.
- Stir the whole thing toegther until smooth and set aside.
Make the mint frosting
- Cream the butter and cream cheese together until smooth.
- Add in the mint extract and powdered sugar and mix again until fluffy.
- Mix in some green gel food coloring and mix. Add a little more if you want your frosting to be brighter.
- Frost the cookies and top with the chocolate ganache and enjoy!
Frequently asked questions – FAQ
How to store mint brownies?
These cookies can be stored in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. Whenever you’re ready to enjoy them have them straight out of the fridge since this cookie is usually served chilled at Crumbl if you prefer it at room temperature feel free to let it get back to that temperature before enjoying it.
Can I freeze mint brownies?
Yes! Flash freeze these cookies on a flat baking sheet or a plate before transferring to an air-tight container and freeze again for up to 2 months.
Once ready to enjoy let the cookie thaw on the countertop or let them thaw in the fridge overnight.
CAN I DOUBLE THIS RECIPE?
Absolutely! If you want to make these cookies for a crowd or to give in Christmas cookie boxes you can definitely double or triple the recipe.
The cool thing about this is that you can click x2 or x3 in the recipe card and see the ingredient measurements change for you automatically.
Can I make mini cookies with this recipe?
Absolutely! Instead of making 9 large cookies, you can make 18 smaller ones. For the baking time, they will only require about 7-8 minutes in the oven as opposed to 10 minutes for the larger cookies. Decorate them as you would the larger ones.
Crumbl mint brownie cookies recipe
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Mint brownie cookies- Crumbl inspired
- ½ cup butter softened
- ¾ cup brown sugar packed
- 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 large egg at room temperature
- 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 & ¼ cup flour
- ½ cup dutch processed cocoa powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Mint frosting layer
- 3 tablespoon butter softened, unsalted
- 4 oz cream cheese softened
- ¼ teaspoon mint extract I like the more fresh mint flavor but feel free to use peppermint extract if that's what you prefer.
- ½ cup powdered sugar
chocolate ganache layer
- ⅓ cup semi sweet chocolate chips melted
- 3 tablespoon heavy cream
- Preheat the oven to 350F then line a baking sheet with parchement paper and set aside.
- Cream butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until light and creamy. Mix in the egg and the vanilla extract until combined.
- Add the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt and mix until the flour mixture disappears. Fold in the chocolate chips. Scoop out 9 equally sized cookie dough balls with a large cookie scooper (about ¼ cup), and place those cookies on a baking sheet leaving about 2 inches of space between each one.
- Gently press down on the cookies to about 1 inch in thickness, and bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Once the cookies are baked, let them cool down on the baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring them to a cooling rack.
Make the chocolate ganache
- In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips and heavy cream together in 30-second increments mixing in between each time until fully melted.
- Set aside and make the frosting.
- In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, and cream cheese together until soft and creamy.
- Add in the mint extract, and the powdered sugar and whip until fluffy. Taste the frosting to see if it's minty enough to your liking, if not add a few more drops and try it again. Add in a little green food coloring at a time and mix until you reach the desired color.
- Frost each cookie down cookie with the frosting and top with the chocolate ganache.
How to store mint brownies?These cookies can be stored in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. Whenever you’re ready to enjoy them have them straight out of the fridge since this cookie is usually served chilled at Crumbl if you prefer it at room temperature feel free to le tit get back to that temperature before enjoying it.
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